Shonda Rhimes, creator of hit shows Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder, took to Twitter to spread a little good news... and some not so good news, depending how you look at it.
People were celebrating the release of Black Panther...
This morning felt like the first day of school all over again. My outfit and hair are ready for #BlackPanter! I haven’t had this much pep in my step since Obama won in 2008. I’m giving everybody the nod like I see you AND I’ll be at the theatre with or without ya!#WAKANDAFOREVER pic.twitter.com/8CDcTqZBaV— Lisa Barber (@PhysicalCanvas) February 15, 2018
I woke up and I’m so excited! I woke up thrice since 4am lol. Im about to wash and moisturize my hair, iron my #Wakanda attire and don it. Feels like the first day of Hogwarts - I am so so gosh darned excited! #BlackPanther #WakandaForever #omgggggg pic.twitter.com/Bq2V6gBtRG— Wakanda Local Genius (@Thogori) February 15, 2018
And mourning the loss of Elba's availability among the ladies:
Ugh! You just reminded me of Idris’ engagement! I thought I had buried the pain, deep down inside! 😩— Jacqui McCardell (@MamaJay65) February 15, 2018
At least the opening of Black Panther took the sting away momentarily:
I'll never be over Idris' engagement, but this, at least, brightened my weekend a bit.— Noelle Devoe (@Noelle_CD) February 15, 2018
Yeah, I was crushed myself. I haven’t seen Black Panther yet, so I’m still in recovery over the news.— Erin Brown (@EBrown1913) February 16, 2018
But for some fans, even the opening of Black Panther couldn't heal the wounds of Elba's engagement: